Tag: hiring

Hiring skills workshop and hiring event set

More than 50 employers with active job openings will be in at the sixth annual hiring event for residents of the 2nd Congressional District on Oct. 19.   The event is presented by Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., who represents Homewood and Flossmoor in Congress. The hiring fair will be from 9 a.m.[Read More…]

Grant provides funds for two more Flossmoor fire captains

The Flossmoor Fire Department has an opportunity to add two new shift captains to its full-time staff thanks in part to a $348,992 Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response (SAFER) grant.Funding is coming from a Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) grant program designed to provide funding to help increase[Read More…]

Hiring event set for Oct. 27

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., will host a 5th Annual Hiring Event for residents of the 2nd Congressional District on Friday, Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. to noon, in the gymnasium of South Suburban College, 15800 State St., South Holland.  Kelly represents Homewood and Flossmoor in Congress. Companies and agencies participating this[Read More…]

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Walmart hiring about 200 workers for Homewood store

  Construction on the new Walmart Supercenter at   17550 S. Halsted St. is finished and employees are   preparing the store to open soon. (Photo by Eric   Crump/H-F Chronicle)     Walmart announced Monday it will hire about 200 local associates to work at the new supercenter slated to open this fall in Homewood. Job seekers[Read More…]

Fall events

FRIDAY, OCT. 7

  • Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse Sneaker Ball fundraiser.

SATURDAY, OCT. 8

  • Homewood Fire Department open house, 17950 Dixie Highway, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Recyclepalooza in Flossmoor, Parker Junior High School parking lot, 9 a.m. to noon.
  • Shops on Sterling grand reopening, 1056 Sterling Ave. in Flossmoor.
  • Pop Culture fourth anniversary celebration, noon until 7 p.m., 18035 Dixie Highway, Homewood.

SATURDAY, OCT. 15

SUNDAY, OCT. 16

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